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EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:52 pm

When opening a large .emf file (200-400 MB's) a grid is being displayed over top of the image. Has anyone encountered this issue/come up with a solution
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:59 pm

Hello mschellenberg,

Thank you for your post, and welcome to our forums! Please try going to View> Show and make sure that grid is not selected. Failing that, please do send us the emf and PDF in question so that we can investigate this further.

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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:16 pm

The grids are turned off, but the pdf is larger then 5MB's
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:06 pm

Hello,

Myself, I have the impression that the grid is part of the PDF itself.

I can open your PDF, but it seems to be too heavy to be handled by PDF-XChange Editor on my computer.
The Editor is 'hanging' all the time.

I hope that Tracker Software Support can give you some advise in this.

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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:38 pm

Hi guys,

indeed it is in the document. Each square of this grid is defined as it's own path. Adobe renders it the same way as we do.

I hope that helps.
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:30 pm

I'll see if i can scale it down to give you the comparison of paint opening the file vs pdf-xchange, in paint there is no gridding visible. I am thinking there is some sort of conversion process that PDF Xchange does to make an EMF viewable.
 
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:29 pm

Hello mschellenberg,

If Adobe is also rendering this file the same as we do - then the difference might be that Pain uses different algorithms, or rounding/smoothing of pixel values.
Please do prepare the smaller samples and we will take a further look into this!

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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:39 pm

I have scaled it down to within the size limit but am unable to post the .emf file i am opening in PDF-Exchange.
Below you will find the results of opening it in Microsoft Paint (what it should look like) vs PDF-Xchange, let me know if there is a way i can upload the .emf file some other way.
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:46 am

Hello mschellenberg,

Please zip the smaller .emf file first - and then you should be able to attach the archived version of the same without issues.

I do see the problem from the samples you provided, but we will need the original .EMF as well to be able to run some tests on it ourselves.

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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:33 pm

I have zipped up the .emf, please see the attached.
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Re: EMF Gridding Issue

Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:41 pm

Thanks for the file mschellenberg,

I am checking with a colleague from the dev team now - and see what he has to say about that EMF file.
It seems like something happens with the conversion process, but I only have Adobe's Acrobat Reader (free version) that can't convert it to PDF itself to check their result!

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